Lisa Brenner Katz Producer, Mobile Content

Lisa Brenner
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Lisa Brenner Katz is a Mobile Content Producer at KPCC.

Lisa joined KPCC in December 2011. Prior to that she led content direction as co-editor of LAist, where she had been the music editor years earlier.

Lisa has written and produced arts, culture and news content for a number of print and online publications, including MTV, Glamour and, where she previously served as Music Editor and Managing Editor of the entertainment and lifestyle website.

She worked on the 20th Century Fox studio lot in creative licensing for Fox Music publishing, where she co-created the department's first online store and mined the musical catalogue of film scores, TV themes and soundtrack assets for promotional samplers, boxed sets and placement packages. Prior to Fox, she coordinated large-scale film, commercial and music video productions.

Lisa earned a B.A. from Pennsylvania State University in Media Studies with an emphasis in film and television. Her dad says she majored in watching TV. He's not wrong.

Stories by Lisa Brenner Katz

Show biz sanctuary: $150 million restoration of 83-year-old synagogue

Non-Westside worshippers at the iconic Wilshire Boulevard Temple are financing a Hollywood-heavy project of biblical proportions -- a $150 million restoration.

Hardcore porn was filmed at the Coliseum

The Coliseum has been blitzed by a not-so-sexy new scandal. A hardcore pornographic movie was discovered to have been filmed there.

Bob Dylan awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom at White House

Bob Dylan was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom at the White House on Tuesday, making him one of only a few dozen musicians to ever make the list.

Donald Trump thinks Hawaii is a liar and Obama isn't American

Donald Trump showed some teeth to CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Tuesday while defending the discredited claims of "birtherism."

Health officials set cat traps at two Santa Ana schools

OC officials are trapping feral cats at two Santa Ana schools in an attempt to reduce the flea population and halt the possibile spread of typhus.

Reasonable No Doubt? Activision 'Band Hero' lawsuit may rock a jury

Ska-sparkled OC pop rockers No Doubt sued the gaming giant in 2009, claiming misuse of the band's likeness.

Gravel truck crushes Burbank man in 'unclear' accident

Police say the victim, who was trapped just before 10 a.m. on Monday, was freed by a truck driver before paramedics arrived at the scene and pronounced him dead.

Manson family recordings may hold clues to unsolved killings

A judge is set to rule today on whether a collection of Manson family member recordings will be turned over to Los Angeles authorities.

Metro, the FBI and why Carmageddon 2 is running late

Carmageddon 2 is going to be a little late, says Metro, referring to plans to completely shut down a section of the 405 for a whole weekend, just like last summer.

Put a tow in the water: Battleship USS Iowa to leave for LA

The USS Iowa is scheduled to begin a four-day tow Saturday heading to its new home, provided the weather cooperates.

Jenna Jameson crashes into pole, arrested for suspected DUI

The famous ex-porn actress suffered minor injuries in the accident but refused medical treatment. Police said she showed signs of intoxication.

Federal judge: CalPERS must offer same-sex couples long-term care coverage

A federal judge in Oakland ruled that CalPERS, the big state pension fund, must offer its long-term care coverage to same-sex couples.

Fare is fair: End of the line for LA subway 'honor system'

Red Line and Purple Line gates will be first to slam shut.

The Abbey bans bachelorette parties in support of gay marriage

West Hollywood's The Abbey announced Thursday it will be banning the "offensive heterosexual tradition" of bachelorette parties.

Another dead body found at another LA-area elementary school

For the second time this week, a dead body was discovered on the grounds of a local elementary school.